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Gillingham Town FC fire

Gillingham Town FC has appealed for witnesses after the stand at their Hardings Lane pitch was set alight. The fire brigade and police quickly attended the scene and no one was hurt in …
Gillingham |School

Gillingham School is to close on Friday 2 November after the tragic death of one of its teachers. English and media teacher Ian Murray, who was in his 30s, died on the evening …
Police Tape Dorset

A 25-year-old Shaftesbury man is on police bail and is facing further investigation after the suspected murder of a Polish man at a farm near Blandford. Two Shaftesbury men, aged 25 and 27, …
bowling alley

A bowling alley and ice-skating rink are two of the suggestions for the future use of the former Budgens supermarket in Shaftesbury made to Shaftesbury Town Council by members of the public . …
crocuses, spring bulbs, Gillingham

An appeal has gone out to anyone who wants to help plant bulbs in Gillingham this November. The spring-flowering crocuses and daffodils will be planted by volunteers around the town on Saturday 10 …
St Martin's House

Members of the public and councillors seeking to save Gillingham’s iconic St Martin’s House from demolition are racing against the clock after a lively and at times angry town hall meeting was told …
citizens advice

The Citizens Advice team members in Gillingham have this week celebrated the 80th birthday of one of their volunteers. Jenny McCallum, second from left in the photograph, has been working for the organisation …
shaftesbury gym

The empty supermarket on Bell Street could be transformed into a multi-use retail, leisure and community space if a community-led plan is successful. A group named ‘Project Belle’ is planning to create in …
Dorset police

Detectives have launched an investigation into a knifepoint robbery at a store in Shaftesbury and are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 6.10am today, Thursday 18 October 2018, Dorset Police received …